Saskatoon, SK: Postpartum Doula and Placenta Encapsulation Training

Our Postpartum Doula and Placenta Encapsulation training program is coming to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

IPPA's in person comprehensive training will give you all of the knowledge and tools you need to launch a complete postpartum business. You will be able to offer your clients postpartum doula and overnight

postpartum doula services, infant soothing techniques, placenta encapsulation and other preparation techniques, belly binding, postpartum nutrition, breastfeeding knowledge, sealing ceremonies and more.

We have you covered from background, practical application, business forms, marketing, how to charge, all the way down to branding your business and how to educate your community. IPPA offers you unbiased education with the continuing support you need so that you are able to choose how you want to offer services to your clients. There are no restrictions for placenta preparation location, the type of preparation or what you can charge for services.

Cost for the postpartum doula program is $495 CAD which includes 2 years of annual membership. February 27 & 28

Cost for the placenta encapsulation program is $425 CAD. February 25 & 26

If you choose to attend all 4 days of training (includes both programs) you save $100.00!!

There will only be 12 seats available.

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Prerequisites for postpartum doula:
-Online or in person breastfeeding class of minimum 4 hours or other credentialed lactation training/certification. Must bring certificate to the training on day 1 to participate.
-Infant CPR certification. Must bring certificate to the training on day 1 to participate.
-2 books off of the reading list.

Content included for Postpartum Doulas:
-Preparing for postpartum
-What to expect: weeks 1-6
-Cultural diversity
-Emotional recovery from childbirth
-Physical postpartum care after a vaginal birth
-Your c-section postpartum
-Body love
-Postpartum nutrition
-Abortion and the postpartum
-Grief and loss
-Postpartum depression and anxiety
-Talking to the postpartum mom
-Do I need help?
-Newborn physiology
-Basic infant care
-Infant feeding
-Infant soothing techiniques
-Kangaroo care
-Supporting a mom with a NICU baby
-Safe sleep solutions
-Umbilical cord care
-Circumcision care
-Vaccines: Making the choice
-The dynamics of parenting
-Natural home cleaning
-Marketing and social media
-Charging for your services
-Paperwork and launching your website

We also offer an incredible, in depth placenta encapsulation training with the option to certify. We are the original USA based, hands on workshop and have trained more than 3,000 placenta specialists. You will leave this training confident and ready to launch your business and begin serving clients. Cost: 300.00 non students $250.00 current midwifery students

Content Included for Placenta Encapsulation:

Functions of the placenta
How does it form?
Placental Cell Structure
The intervillous space
The RH Antigen
Hormones and the placenta
Genetic Disorders & Placenta Encapsulation
Common Pregnancy Ailments
Placental Problems in Pregnancy: Placenta Previa Placenta Problems in Pregnancy: Placenta Abruption
Placenta Problems in Pregnancy: Placenta Accreta Gestational Diabetes
Types of Twin Placentas

Birthing the Placenta: Third Stage
Breaking the Bond Delayed Cord Clamping Positive Effects of Delayed Cord Clamping
Cord Blood Banking & Placenta Encapsulation Cord Burning
Lotus Birthing
What about Religion & the Placenta?
Aligning the Pieces Placentophagy: The Benefits Using Progesterone Postpartum
Utilizing the Placenta to Treat Postpartum Bleeding
Medications & Placenta Encapsulation

Securing Services The Prenatal Visit
Is Your Client a Good Fit?
Risks of Placenta Ingestion
Forms for the Prenatal Visit
HIPAA Forms & Guidelines
Your Business Contract
Surrogacy­ Who keeps the placenta?
Practicing Awareness
Placenta Consumption & STDS
Pathology of the Human Placenta

The Birth
Placenta Handling After a Vaginal Birth
Placenta Handling After a C­Section
Proper Storage Techniques
Temperature Control
Working Easily with Hospitals
Transporting the Placenta
Shipping Placentas
Bridging the Connection
The family within the Placenta
Passing of Genetics
Perinatal Mood Disorders
Treatment Options Postpartum Depression
Using the Edinburgh Scale

Alternative Options to Consumption
Planting the Placenta
Rituals Placentas Around the World: A Guide to Placenta Tradition

Set­Up Supplies for Placenta Preparation Preparing Your Kit Using a Client’s Supplies Client & Specialist Protection
Proper Sanitation Procedures
Chemical Alternatives
Bloodborne Pathogens
Disposal of Wastes
Placenta Photography/Videography Release
Working with Frozen Placentas
Proper Thawing Techniques
Memories Placenta Printmaking
Natural Dyes for Colored Prints
Cord and Amniotic Sac Removal
Hormonal Power of the Amniotic Sac
Making Cord Keepsakes & Dream catchers
What about Meconium?
Placenta Extracts & Tinctures
Capsule Creation: Raw Foods Method
Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory
Capsule Creation: Basic Heated
Working with a Doctor of Chinese Medicine MotherTea
Dehydration Methods
Grinding and Filling
Making a Placenta Balm
Herbal Reference

Sealing the Services
Assessing a Mother Postpartum
Calibrating the Right Dosage
Storage of Remedies
The Postpartum Visit

Savory & Sweet
Cooking with the Placenta
Placenta Chocolate Truffles
Importance of Raw Placenta­ Smoothies

The Birth of a Business
Business Review
Getting Your Business Started
Taxes, Licensing & Insurance
Bi­Weekly Call In
Preparing Your Client
Liability Form
Hospital Release Form
Recommended Reading List
Client Feedback Form
Provider Page Listing How­To
Research Paper Questions
Turning Your Certification In
Membership Benefits
Continuing Eduation

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